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Research Behavior News - 2013

(uni5 comments will be given in green)

 December 2013

I’ll Have What They’re Having: Study Finds Social Norms Influence Food Choices

Music Brings Memories Back to the Injured Brain

US Mothers from 1965 to 2010: More TV, Less Housework

Kids Whose Bond With Mother Was Disrupted Early in Life Show Changes in Brain

Parents' Work Hours in Evenings, Nights, Weekends Disadvantage Children

 

November 2013

Ants, Like Humans, Can Change Their Priorities

Touch May Alleviate Existential Fears for People With Low Self-Esteem

Hypersensitivity to Pain Produced by Early Life Stress Worsened by Later Stress Exposure

October 2013

Go to Bed: Irregular Bedtimes Linked to Behavioral Problems in Children

A Slow, Loving, 'Affective' Touch May Be Key to a Healthy Sense of Self

Wealth Inequality Can Promote Cooperation

Hey, Wait a Minute! Waiting Actually Makes People More Patient

Believers Consume Fewer Drugs Than Atheists

Civilization Is Defined by 'the Others'

Why Blame Feels Hard to Take

September 2013

Why Parents Think Your Partner Isn't Good Enough

Get Touchy Feely With Plants: Gently Rubbing Them With Your Fingers Can Make Them Less Susceptible to Disease  (Uni5: Then imagine the effects of touch on our own children. This is we emphsize on massage after birth)

Mother Chimps Crucial for Offspring's Social Skills (Uni5: Many children are left to day care centers to develop social skills which cannot be matched that to of a mother's presence)

Mindfulness Training Improves Attention in Children (Uni5: We teach Uni5 meditation a mindfulness training method to our children).

'Making Music May Improve Young Children's Behavior'

Why Parenting Can Never Have a Rule Book: Children's Genetics Significantly Affect How They Are Parented (Uni5: we therefore recommend to look at the uni5 parenting rules where every child will fit).

Generosity Leads to Evolutionary Success, Biologists Show (uni5: We so give so many options to do charity)

August 2013

Mindfulness Training Can Help Reduce Teacher Stress and Burnout

Why Do Haters Have to Hate? Newly Identified Personality Trait Holds Clues

Engaging in a Brief Cultural Activity Can Reduce Implicit Prejudice

Grandmothers Who Raise Their Grandkids Struggle With Depression, Study Suggests

Human Brains Are Hardwired for Empathy, Friendship

How Personality Affects Fertility: Men's and Women's Personalities Linked to Likelihood That They Will Have Children

Disease Caused by Repeat Brain Trauma in Athletes May Affect Memory, Mood, Behavior

Boys Suffer from Their Fathers' Long Working Hours

Soft Drinks Linked to Behavioral Problems in Young Children

Giving Preschoolers Choice Increases Sharing Behavior

July 2013

Human Cells Respond in Healthy, Unhealthy Ways to Different Kinds of Happiness

Bad Night's Sleep? The Moon Could Be to Blame

Acceptance of What Cannot Be Changed Predicts Satisfaction in Later Life

Jealousy Can Drive Us to View Ourselves More Like Our Rivals

Divorce Early in Childhood Affects Parental Relationships in Adulthood

June 2013

Humans Are Happier When They Do the Right Thing; It Also Helps Them Overcome Difficulties

People Are Overly Confident in Their Own Knowledge, Despite Errors

Caregiving Dads Treated Disrespectfully at Work, New Study Finds

Intervention to Reduce Lifelong Effects Associated With Childhood Neglect and Emotional Abuse

Parents With Heavy TV Viewing More Likely to Feed Children Junk Food

 May 2013

'Boys Will Be Boys' in U.S., but Not in Asia

Brain Can Be Trained in Compassion, Study Shows

Why Family Conflict Affects Some Children More Than Others

April 2013

Harms of Harsh Discipline Are Softened by a Loving Mother

Do You Get What You Pay For? It Depends on Your Culture

Low on Self-Control? Surrounding Yourself With Strong-Willed Friends May Help

Over Half of Young Adult Deaths Could Be Preventable If Parents and Children Work Together, Experts Say

Scientists Create Phantom Sensations in Non-Amputees

Negative Emotions in Response to Daily Stress Take a Toll on Long-Term Mental Health

Can Meditation Make You a More Compassionate Person?

Speaking a Tonal Language (Such as Cantonese) Primes the Brain for Musical Training

 

March 2013

Quitting Marshmallow Test Can Be a Rational Decision

Memories of Near Death Experiences: More Real Than Reality?

Marital Conflict Causes Stress in Children, May Affect Cognitive Development

Young Children Endorse Fairness, but Often Don't Practice What They Preach

Arguments in the Home Linked With Babies' Brain Functioning

Parent-Child Violence Leads to Teen Dating Violence, Study Suggests

Parents Should Do Chores Together, Study Says

Know Thyself: How Mindfulness Can Improve Self-Knowledge

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Dating in Middle School Leads to Higher Dropout, Drug-Use Rates, Study Suggests

Mom's Sensitivity Helps Language Development in Children With Hearing Loss

Celebrity Endorsement Encourages Children to Eat Junk Food

 

Feb 2013

Praising Children for Their Personal Qualities May Backfire

Sleep Reinforces Learning: Children’s Brains Transform Subconsciously Learned Material Into Active Knowledge

Eating Junk Food While Pregnant May Make Your Child a Junk Food Addict

Excessive TV in Childhood Linked to Long-Term Antisocial Behavior, New Zealand Study Shows

Teaching Teens That People Can Change Reduces Aggression in School

Differential Parenting Found to Negatively Affect Whole Family, Even the Favored Child

Child Development: The Right Kind of Early Praise Predicts Positive Attitudes Toward Effort

Playtime: Affectionate, Less Controlling Mothers Have Strongest Relationships With Their Children

 Understanding Personality for Decision-Making, Longevity, and Mental Health

When Mom Is CEO at Home, Workplace Ambitions Take a Back Seat

Modern Parenting May Hinder Brain Development, Research Suggests

Fussy Babies Spend More Time in Front of the TV